FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER, DRIVER AND CAPTAIN POSITIONS (24/48 Shift)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for eligibility for the Firefighter or Driver positions, all interested candidates must electronically submit a completed Application for Employment containing the following during the open application period (PDF COPIES ONLY – NO CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHED COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED):

  1. Electronically attach a copy of your High School Diploma or Equivalent
  2. Electronically attach a copy of your TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification;
    Applicants for Driver Positions must also electronically attach a copy of their TCFP DOP Certification; Applicants for Captain Positions must also electronically attach a copy of their TCFP Instructor I Certification
  3. Electronically attach a copy of your Courage to be Safe Certification
  4. Electronically attach a copy of your Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  5. Electronically attach a copy of your TDSHS Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-B
  6. Electronically attach a copy of your NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification; Applicants for
  7. Electronically attach a copy of your Valid Texas driver’s license Applicants for the Firefighter Position must attach a copy of their Valid Texas Class A, B , or C Driver’s License; for Driver Positions and Captain Positions, applicants must electronically attach a copy of their Valid Texas Class A or B driver’s license.

In addition to electronically attaching a Resume, Applicants are welcomed to electronically attach other documentation to validate training and experience. Please make sure to provide an accurate email address and contact telephone number on your application.

APPLICATIONS: Applications are available at www.hcesd12.net. Completed applications must be submitted on-line through the website (Have above attachments ready to download).

INTERVIEWS: Eligible applicants will be notified for interviews and any required testing.

Compensation:

  • Firefighter: $62,299.50 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)
  • Driver: $68,377.50 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)
  • Captain: $75,975.00 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Benefits:

  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO): 240 Hours; PTO balances exceeding 96 Hours at the end of Annual PTO period are paid out.
  • Traditional Firefighter 24/48 Shift
  • Educational Incentive Pay (Per Pay Period) – TCFP Intermediate Certification $15; TCFP Advanced Certification $30; TCFP Master Certification $45
  • TCDRS Retirement: 2.5 Employer :1 Employee (2.5:1) at 7% Employee Contribution
  • Deferred Compensation 457b Plan
  • 100% Employer Paid Death & Dismemberment Insurance based on annual base salary
  • 100% Employer Paid Cancer and Medical Supplement – Employee Paid dependent Cancer and Medical supplement available
  • 100% Employer Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employee – Employee Paid dependent insurance available with a 25% Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Department provided Personal Protective Equipment and NFPA 1975 Flame Resistant required protective station wear

MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ELIGIBILITY (SEE BELOW)

Firefighter Minimum Qualifications:

  • 19 Years Old or Older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification
  • Preferred Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Driver Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression
  • 2 continuous years of full-time experience with a TCFP regulated Fire Department
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification
  • Minimum Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications for Driver Positions: TCFP DOP, Instructor I; and TCFP Fire Officer I

Captain Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • 4 continuous years of full-time experience with a TCFP regulated Fire Department
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification
  • Minimum of a TCFP Fire Instructor I Certification
  • Have or obtain a TCFP Fire Officer I Certification within one year of employment
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a TDSHS Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification
  • Have or obtain NIMS 300 and NIMS 400 within one year of employment
  • Minimum Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications for Captain Positions: Fire Officer II

Harris County Emergency Services District 12 is an equal opportunity employer, and hires without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.